Edith Wharton HOUSE OF MIRTH, THE HOUSE OF MIRTH (Edith Wharton Complete Collected Works -- All Major Works) Wharton Library [NOOK Book]

Overview

The House of Mirth (1905), is a novel by Edith Wharton. First published in 1905, the novel is Wharton's first important work of fiction, sold 140,000 copies between October and the end of December, and added to Wharton's existing fortune.

Although The House of Mirth is written in the style of a novel of manners, set against the backdrop of the 1890s New York ruling class, it is a text considered to be part of American literary Naturalism. ...
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Edith Wharton HOUSE OF MIRTH, THE HOUSE OF MIRTH (Edith Wharton Complete Collected Works -- All Major Works) Wharton Library

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Overview

The House of Mirth (1905), is a novel by Edith Wharton. First published in 1905, the novel is Wharton's first important work of fiction, sold 140,000 copies between October and the end of December, and added to Wharton's existing fortune.

Although The House of Mirth is written in the style of a novel of manners, set against the backdrop of the 1890s New York ruling class, it is a text considered to be part of American literary Naturalism. Wharton places her tragic heroine, Lily Bart, in a society that she describes as a "hot-house of traditions and conventions. -Wikipedia.com
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014614498
  • Publisher: Small Basket Press
  • Publication date: 6/24/2012
  • Series: Wharton Library , #3
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,052,904
  • File size: 346 KB

Meet the Author

Wharton, Edith Newbold
(1862-1937) American writer. Edith Wharton is known for her novella "Ethan Frome" (1911) and her novel "The Age of Innocence" (1920), which won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1921.
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